Some towns and cities in Colorado are straight-up beautiful, while others can be less than desirable. In December 2021, named Lochbuie, Colorado, the ugliest town in Colorado.

Overall, most towns and cities in Colorado are highly desirable when it comes to looking for a place to live. Alot Travel has compiled a list of the cities that are the worst to call home in the United States.

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California, Louisiana, Missouri, Connecticut, and Michigan all had numerous cities on the list for the worst cities to call home. Colorado only had one.

What is the worst city to call home in Colorado?

The Colorado city making the list of the worst place to call home, according to Alot Travel, is Clifton. Clifton, Colorado, is located on the western slope and in the Grand Junction metro area.

Clifton, Colorado

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There is nothing wrong with Clifton, Colorado. However, some of the factors are undeniable when calling a place home. Clifton's population is approximately 20,500, with a poverty rate of 25.6 percent. The median household income is at an average of $42,000. Some Clifton residents see an annual income as little as $10,000 per year.

The unemployment rate in Clifton is approximately 11 percent, nearly three times higher than Colorado's state average of 4.7 percent.

When it comes to housing, Clifton, Colorado, seems quite affordable, with the median home value being $138,000.

Other cities that are on the "Worst to Call Home" list

Some of the other cities on the worst place to call home in the United States include:

  • Kansas City, Missouri
  • Baltimore, Maryland
  • Cleveland, Ohio
  • Birmingham, Alabama
  • Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Anchorage, Alaska
  • Oakland, California

To see the complete list of the Worst Cities to Call Home in the United States, see Alot Travel.

Source: Alot Travel

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Play alongside the alpaca, goats, pigs, emu, and the chickens at this Clifton, Colorado Airbnb. You'll stay in the guest house on this cute little boutique animal sanctuary located on the Colorado River in Clifton.

Take A Peek at This Historical Home in Clifton

History can be good, bad, and sometimes ugly. This house, however, has stood the test of time and is in remarkable condition.

27 Cities In Colorado With A Population of At Least 25,000

The state of Colorado is nearing a population of 6 million. The state has 272 incorporated municipalities ranging in size from over 700,000 to fewer than 10. Obviously, the state's population center is the front range from Pueblo north to Fort Collins, and that's where you will find most of Colorado's incorporated towns with populations of at least 25,000 people. How many can you name? Here is a list of Colorado municipalities with at least 25,000 people.